IV Carp

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  1. alex_lo3

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    Went to the IV this passed weekend in search for a monster flathead with no luck but ended up with some fun fighting carp.

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    Very nice. Whatcha gonna do with those carps?? Are they tasty? Pardon my ignorance.
     
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    Should have chopped one up for catfish bait. Put the head on a string, toss it in the water and toss your lines downstream.

    Turtles eat 'em too.

    Freaking weather looks like rain this upcoming fishing window. :(

    Jim
     
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    Yep, that's what my phone app says. I know we need the rain, but my back yard is barely dry from the last storm system. Not much we can do about it, I guess.
     
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    Nice looking carp. I hear some people find them quite appetitizing then others can't imagine eating them.
     
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    Nice fish.. good bait, fight hard in their own right too..
     
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    Used on as cut bait for some flats only got one really good run but missed it
     
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    Turtles have small mouths and give you little runs and drive you nuts. I use larger hooks than coach but if I suspect turtles will drop to #6
     
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    #4/6 circle hook=soup...
     
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    I've heard of turtle soup, but never tried it myself. What is it like? Clam chowder?
     
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    Fresh carp is a great back up bait for flats . I caught quite a few flats on chunk carp fishing drops.
     
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    I like mine thick and heavy on the leafy greens.. add a little roasted pearled barley ...
     
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    In the imperial valley this fish are getting ready to spawn, i caught one nice one on satuday on a rattle trap shallow 2 ft of water it was alot of fun.
    The flows are very slow rite now, its a good place to spend a dsy or two.
     
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    We had a fun day after hitting the canals today, thought we would walk across the border in mexicali, wow it was a different world, bought some very good cafe tequila ---tekali., they make in both almond and coffee its about 9.00 for a liter bottle, lots of cool things to. Buy
     
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